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BAWBURGH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Betty Martin, Researched Lynda Smith 2003

Bawburgh is situated a few miles to the west of Norwich.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF

ALLISON

Dan Walter

Private 7280. 1st Battalion Scots Guards. Killed in action in France & Flanders on 11th November 1914. Aged 26. Born Norwich. Lived Bawburgh. Enlisted Stratford. Son of William Henry and Maria Keziah Allison, of Bawburgh, Norwich. Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11.

ALLISON

Alphonso Edward

Lance Corporal 16588. 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 13th October 1916. Aged 23. Born Bawburgh. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Allison, of Bawburgh, Norwich. Buried: Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme, France. . Ref. III. C. 38.

CHILD

William John

Corporal 250618. 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Formerly 5101 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 15th April 1917. Aged 22. Born and lived Bawburgh. Enlisted Norwich. Buried: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. VII. H. 2.

WOODS

Herbert Henry

Private 40988. 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Formerly G/30757 Essex Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 18th April 1917. Aged 35. Born and lived Bawburgh. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Henry and Amelia Woods, of Bawburgh; husband of Ada Florence Woods, of Bawburgh, Norwich. Buried: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Ref. II. G. 58.

GOULD

Herbert Horace

Aged 29. No further information available at present.

HARMER

Cyril Stephen

Rifleman 41564. 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Rifles. Formerly 5078 Norfolk Regiment. Died of wounds in France & Flanders on 24th July 1918. Aged 20. Born Drayton, Norfolk. Enlisted Norwich. Son of Anna Eliza Harmer, of Church St., Bawburgh, Norwich, and the late Stephen Harmer. Buried: Bertenacre Military Cemetery, Fletre, Nord, France. Ref. I. B. 1.

ALLISON

Horace Albert

Brother of Dan & Alphonso (above). Aged 28. No further information available at present.


WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR

1914 – 1918

MORTIMER

Herbert

Probably: Herbert Henry Mortimer. Corporal 5772279. 1st Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment. Died on 4th August 1944. Aged 26. Son of Samuel and Ellen Mortimer; husband of Rosemary A. Mortimer, of Ashby St. Mary, Norfolk. Buried: St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery, Calvados, France. Ref. I. A. 14

CLITHEROE, D.S.M.

Percy William

Leading Airman P/FX. 79969. H.M.S. Victorious, Royal Navy. Died on 26th May 1941. Aged 25. Son of William and Edith Annie Clitheroe, of Norwich. Commemorated: Lee-On-Solent Memorial, Hampshire. Bay 2, Panel 1.

1939 – 1945

9 October 2003

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